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Name: Hub: Data Analytics Users Group
Date: May 24, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
“Diving into Data Science”

Presented by
Joni Wallace, Sr. Manager of IT Business Intelligence and Data Science, Rockwell Collins
Dr. Joseph Engler, Principal Data Scientist, Rockwell Collins
 
Given the explosion of data production, computational power, storage capabilities, and supporting technology, data science is recognized as a critical differentiator in modern business. Joni Wallace, Sr. Manager of IT Business Intelligence and Data Science, discusses how Rockwell Collins, a global leader in aviation and IT systems, developed a data science and machine learning practice. She explores the surprising opportunities, and humorous challenges, of creating a new IT service offering, addresses the maturity curve from small data to deep learning and explains how innovating with data drives efficiencies in the aerospace and defense industry. Colleague Dr. Joseph Engler, Principal Data Scientist, examines the future of data science and the inevitable march toward true artificial intelligence.

About the Data Analytics Users Group
Key regional leaders in manufacturing and the Department of Defense supply chain have identified the use of data analytics as an important technology impacting our region's competitiveness. To accelerate our region’s learning and investment, the Quad Cities Manufacturing and Innovation Hub has formed a Data Analytics Users Group for members to discuss and leverage their knowledge regarding this particular technology.


Why attend? Hear from local experts regarding state-of-the-art technologies instrumental in analytics and best practices for their use. No matter what your knowledge level, this night will offer an opportunity to build your understanding of this evolving skill set and its business benefits.
  • Agenda:
  • Introductions and welcome
  • Users group and tech team objectives
  • Overview of data analytics – "Diving Into Data Science"
    • Joni Wallace, Sr. Manager of IT Business Intelligence and Data Science, Rockwell Collins
    • ​Dr. Joseph Engler, Principal Data Scientist, Rockwell Collins
  • Getting connected: 90-sec. “Needs & Leads”
This program is presented by the Quad Cities Chamber's Quad Cities Manufacturing Innovation Hub and the Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program. 

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This content was prepared as part of the Illinois Defense Industry Adjustment Program, a partnership between the University of Illinois System, the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, and the Voorhees Center at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), with financial support from the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA).  It reflects the views of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce and does not necessarily reflect the views of the OEA. For more information, please visit www.IllinoisDIA.org.
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Location:
St. Ambrose University/Rogalski Center
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA
Date/Time Information:
5:30-7 p.m.
Contact Information:
Julie Forsythe
Fees/Admission:
FREE to attend.
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